Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring
Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This ring has a very crudely worked sacred eye (wedjat) in relief on the bezel. The glaze is deep blue and there is incrustation on the bezel. The ring is in good condition.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way